We stayed in the flat in Nov/Dec 2011, while we waited for our baby boy to be born.
The flat itself is very nice with everything you need for a simple self-catering life, comfortable bed and aircon in bedroom, a small balcony overlooking the sea, accessible both from bedroom and living room. The flat was spotless clean and welcoming. The communal swimming pool is perfect for families, or for a quiet swim alone if you get there early-ish in the morning.
It's in a relaxing part of Penang, yet only a short drive to the centre of Georgetown. Nice quiet area, some basic restaurants to be found a short walk away down the hill, although would recommend car transport to reach a wider variety of eateries and shops. A large Tesco supermarket is accessible by car without needing to brave the centre of Georgetown on the way, and basic shops (hair salon, pharmacies, baby shop) on Jalan Fettes and Island Plaza shopping mall. Going the other way you leave the built-up areas and ... mehr